Senior Program Specialist (Service Delivery) in Bauchi, Nigeria

at RTI International

Hospital & Health Care
Program Development
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • The Overall responsibility of the Sr. Program Specialist is for the design, direction, and implementation of the Service Improvement component and program activities.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Senior Specialist in Governance, Civil Society Strengthening, and Budget Transparency components to ensure compatibility and consistency across the technical components.
  • Coordinate with other USG assisted programs to find areas of complementarity.
  • Contribute to and assist with LG and CSOs assessment activities.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to design and deliver training to local government officials and members of civil society organizations.
  • Provide final written and verbal reports on program activities as at when due.
  • Coordinate data collection, information dissemination, training and other program activities with Governance Program Coordinators, Communications Manager and Capacity Building Manager.
  • Anticipate program needs, making and following recommendations.
  • Collaborate with M&E to ensure monitoring is consistent with required results and provide written and verbal feedback to program management staff as needed.
  • Attend meetings and represent the project on technical issues with/to implementing partners, development partners, and stakeholders.
  • Assist LEAD financial managers to ensure that timelines and budgets/ financial disbursements for project implementation activities align.
  • Ensure quality supervision and mentoring for Junior Specialists and Governance Program Coordinators on service delivery activities.
  • Ensure timely preparation of cost-share information on activities with Government partners of the Project.
  • Other duties as assigned by the leadership of the Project.



  • Bachelors' Degree and 10 years or MA degree plus 6 years' experience
  • Degree in Political Science, Public Administration, International Relations, Development Studies or related fields.
  • Experience in Northern Nigeria preferred
  • Excellent technical and managerial skills
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent team player who works well independently.


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